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Research & Engagement

We are dedicated to studying and improving education practice, policy, and the contexts of teaching and learning. Marsal School research is strengthened by our numerous successful partnerships in Detroit and in southeast Michigan.


in annual research expenditure

In fiscal year 2022, the Marsal School had $11,462,380 in research expenditures


students and postdoctoral fellows employed on research projects


in Education & Educational Research

Center for World University Rankings based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals



September 13, 2021
Michael Bastedo was quoted in a New York Times article about the first parents to face trial in a sweeping college admissions case. Bastedo notes that the admissions process itself may be on trial as well.
August 20, 2021
Through a Brookings Institution panel, Christina Weiland shared research findings on the impact of COVID-19 on children and educators in the early childhood education system and the opportunities she sees for system-wide improvements.
August 18, 2021
Professor Deborah Rivas-Drake serves as the expert affiliate on a new report released by The Center for the Developing Adolescent.


Jun 08, 2023
11:45 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Jun 14, 2023
2:00-3:30 p.m.

Jul 24, 2023
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Aug 03, 2023
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


Award Start Date
Mar 01, 2023
Award End Date
Jul 31, 2023
Award Start Date
Sep 01, 2022
Award End Date
Aug 31, 2023

Collaborate with Us

The Center for Education Design, Evaluation, and Research is a Marsal Family School of Education center devoted to offering high-quality designs, evaluations, and research on teaching, learning, leadership, and policy at multiple levels of education.

Design and development of education curricula, programs, technology tools, and software.

Comprehensive evaluation services and technical assistance related to programs and research.

Faculty Collaboration
Expert research on education practice at multiple levels and in multiple sites.

Professional Learning
Research-based professional learning services.

Meet the Faculty

Associate Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 647-1652
William H Payne Collegiate Professor of Education and Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Marsal Family School of Education; Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Associate Dean
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies; Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 615-3349
Associate Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 647-9572
Clinical Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 615-9048
Professor, Marsal Family School of Education; Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research
(734) 647-8394
Assistant Research Scientist, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 615-1270
Chair, Educational Studies; Professor, Marsal Family School of Education
(734) 763-9497



(734) 615-5028


Room 1033
610 East University Avenue
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1259

Office Hours

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.